Community Hospital Anderson
1515 N. Madison Ave.,
Anderson, IN 46011
In May 1962, Community Hospital of Anderson and Madison County opened for patient care, thanks to the efforts of the community. The mission of Community Hospital Anderson is to serve the medical, health and human service needs of the people in Anderson, Madison County and contiguous counties with compassion, dignity, respect and excellence. Service, although focused on injury, illness and disease will also embrace prevention, education and alternative systems of healthcare delivery.
At Community Anderson
Community Hospital Anderson offers state-of-the-art services to exceed the needs of our patients. From basic medical services such as the Emergency Department and our New Generations Birth Place, to the support of our breast health specialist and Diabetes Care Center educators, we add that special touch to anticipate your needs before you ask. Our staff makes every effort to provide an effective and efficient healthcare experience.
Free visitor parking is located east and south of the hospital.
Free valet parking is available at the main entrance Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tips are not required or accepted.
The ATM is located in the vending area, just inside Café 1515, in the hospital's lower level.
Community Hospital Anderson and its entire campus, including all buildings, offices, parking lots and other areas are tobacco-free environments.
Community Anderson offers free wireless Internet service for patients and family members.
Questions or Concerns?
At Community Hospital Anderson, we strive to provide excellent quality and compassionate care to all of our customers.
If you have suggestions or questions or concerns about your hospital visit, a patient representative is available at 765-298-5169 Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The patient representative can also provide information about advance medical directives.
A nursing administrative representative is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by contacting the hospital switchboard at 765-298-4242.
For safety concerns, please call 765-298-5699.
Café 15fifteen is located in the lower level of Community Hospital Anderson. It can be accessed from the elevators off of the main entrance. Café 15fifteen serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night meals. There is also an Action Station that provides self-served hot food every day. The café offers a variety of hot and cold food options, including pizza, sandwiches, salad bar, fountain drinks and assorted to-go items such as bottled drinks, fruit cups, salads, frozen yogurt, desserts and snacks.
On the Go Espresso
The coffee cart is located in the outpatient lobby, offering a variety of coffees, teas and other drinks.
Vending machines are available 24 hours a day and are located in our Emergency Department lobby and Café 15fifteen entrance.
Breakfast: 6:30 – 9 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Afternoon: 2:30 – 4 p.m. (cold foods, salad bar)
Dinner: 4 – 7 p.m.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Delivery Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The gift shop is located just inside the hospital's main entrance.
The Comfort Shoppe
The Comfort Shoppe is a breast cancer specialty store. Founded and operated by a breast cancer survivor, the store specializes in bras and breast forms, and also carries unique gift items-mostly in pink! All are welcome. Stop in and browse the relaxing and comforting environment.
Our Mission Statement
Community Hospital Anderson volunteers are one of our most valued resources. Volunteering at Community provides personal fulfillment and a deeper connection to your community. Additionally, our volunteers act as ambassadors for our hospital, helping to create and promote understanding of the hospital and its services in our community.
We are always seeking dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to join our team. Our volunteers include students, homemakers and professionals, both currently employed or retired. Many volunteers serve at our Guest Services Desk, gift shop, surgery, Emergency Department, radiology, physical therapy, and in-patient floors. We strive to find a volunteer opportunity that fits your interests and schedule. We want to help you get the most out of your time with us by creating a positive, welcoming environment.
We provide our volunteers with thorough orientation and training.
One of the benefits of becoming a volunteer at Community Hospital Anderson is becoming a member of the Auxiliary, our volunteer-staffed organization that raises money for the hospital through fundraisers and other ventures. Auxiliary members have the opportunity to assist with unique and engaging fundraisers or join the auxiliary board of directors to contribute to the organization in a meaningful way.
Other benefits include receiving one free meal per shift in Café 1515, free valet parking, educational opportunities, access to computer stations, leadership opportunities, social opportunities with fellow volunteers and recognition awards, as well as experience in the healthcare field.
Most volunteer shifts are set in 4-hour increments as follow:
- Weekdays: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.; 4:30 - 7 p.m.
- Weekends: Variable shifts
Minimum schedule requirements: one four (4) hour shift per week. We allow for a set weekly schedule. Additional orientation or training time may be required. Six (6) month minimum volunteer commitment. Letters of recommendation will be written if requirements are met.
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities
- Guest Services
- Gift shop
- Community Health Pavilion Anderson
- Emergency room
- Physical therapy
- Medical records
- Cancer center
- Employee Health
An expanded list of volunteer positions will be provided during orientation.
- Criminal history check
- Orientation and training
- TB (PPD) skin test completed at the Employee Health Clinic at no cost to the volunteer
- Flu shot
If you have questions or would like more information on any of our volunteer opportunities please email lstaehler@eCommunity.com or call 765-298-1020.
Please mail your completed application and criminal history check form to the address below:
Community Hospital Anderson
1515 N. Madison Avenue
Anderson, IN 46011
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